A riotous black man from way down south: an historical novel, exegesis and response to examiners

Carroll, Brian Frank (2001) A riotous black man from way down south: an historical novel, exegesis and response to examiners. PhD thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

This creative writing thesis is comprised of: a) a short exegesis describing and reflecting on the research, technical concerns and issues informing the writing of the novel b) A Riotous Black Man From Way Down South. This is an historical novel which comprises the first volume of a projected trilogy. It is a bildungsroman based loosely upon the life of John Joseph, the first man of thirteen prisoners tried for High treason following the Eureka Stockade uprising.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15447
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
Current > FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Current > FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Keywords Eureka Stockade (Ballarat, Vic.), Fiction, Australian history
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